The Butcher’s Bride

This part documentary part soap opera captures a wide array of human feelings when a man falls in love with the finacée of the local butcher, setting off a chain reaction of events.

Short film
20 min  -  2001

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“... a charming and turbulent tragicomedy full of overwhelming drama.”

Andrea Seiler, A Close-up View on Swiss Directors  



Audience Award - International Short Film Festival Hamburg, 2001
Audience Award - FilmFluss Zürich, 2001
Audience Award - International Short Film Festival Munich, 2001
Nominated Best Short Film - Swiss Film Awards, 2002
Study Award - Swiss Federal Office of Culture, 2002
Audience Award - Regensburger Filmwochen, 2002
Jury Prize -  Short Film Festival Landshut, 2002
Audience Award -  Short Film Festival Verden, 2002
Special Mention - Short Film Days Flensburg, 2002

Cast & Crew


with: Isolde Fischer, Jürgen List, Mathias Freitag

Stefan Hillebrand, Oliver Paulus - screenplay
Stefan Hillebrand, Oliver Paulus - directors
Mathias Schick, Stefan Hillebrand, Oliver Paulus - producers
Mathias Schick - director of photography
André Bigoudi - editor 
Andreas Hildebrandt - sound design
Andreas Hildebrandt - sound mix 
Jesse Milliner - music 

a Motorfilm - Frischfilm - Schicke Bilder Production

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